Halpern-Cline Engagement

Samantha Joy Halpern, daughter of Randi Halpern and Chuck Halpern of St. Louis, and Jonathan Stuart Cline, son of Nancy and Steve Cline of Kansas City, have announced their engagement.

Samantha is the granddaughter of the late Doris and Alex Silverman of Kansas City, and the late Pearl and Jack Halpern of Kansas City.

Jon is the grandson of the late Helen and Marvin Gale of Kansas City, and the late Helen and Alvin Clutz of Kansas City.

Samantha is a graduate of Parkway Central High School. She received a Bachelor of Health Sciences degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, and a Master of Science in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University. She is currently a hepatology nurse practitioner at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Jon attended Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy in Kansas City. He graduated from the University of Kansas where he earned his Bachelor of Arts, Juris Doctor, and Master of Business Administration. He is currently a real estate attorney for Honigman LLP.

The couple met at a Rosh Hashanah dinner at a mutual friend’s house.  They shared a piece of gefilte fish and have been inseparable ever since!